Science / Astrology / Planets: As used in Astrology, this refers to the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Earth is excluded, as it is our point of reference. In general, it is a major body which revolves around a Sun in a periodic orbit.

Lower Octave Planets

Science / Astrology / Lower Octave Planets: Mercury, whose higher octave is Uranus; Venus, whose higher octave is Neptune; and Mars, whose higher octave is Pluto. Lower octave planets are associated with a lower or physical level or expression; MORE

Major Planets

Science / Astrology / Major Planets: Those whose orbits lie outside the Asteroid Belt; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Also referred to as outer and event planets. MORE

Minor Planets

Science / Astrology / Minor Planets: Synonymous with inner planets; those planets whose orbits lie between the Sun and Asteroid Belt. See inner planets. MORE

Superior Planets

Science / Astrology / Superior Planets: Planets whose orbits are larger than Earth's. The term is sometimes restricted to the three outermost planets: Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. MORE

Inner Planets

Science / Astrology / Inner Planets: The Sun and those planets whose orbits lie between the Sun and Asteroid Belt, namely Mercury, Venus, Moon and Mars. Alternatively termed minor planets. MORE

Higher Octave Planets

Science / Astrology / Higher Octave Planets: The three outermost planets, which symbolize the higher or spiritual level of expression in contrast to the lower or physical level symbolized by the inner planets with which they are linked. Uranus, MORE